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Eleanor Lakelin selected for Homo Faber, Venice

Turners’ Cockpit Arts Award winner, Eleanor Lakelin is delighted to announce that her work has been selected by The Michelangelo Foundation for Homo Faber in Venice.

Homo Faber Exhibition, The Michelangelo Foundation

San Giorgio Maggiore, 30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy (map)
Fri 14 Sep – Sun 30 Sep 2018
Discover hundreds of exceptional works crafted by Europe’s finest master artisans.
Homo Faber is an inspiring exhibition of European craftsmanship, an international cultural event to showcase fine contemporary, traditional and rare craftsmanship and its link to the world of creativity and design. Encounter master artisans and discover their multifaceted know-how through live demonstrations as well as the latest virtual reality technology. Listen to new ideas and expert voices throughout the program of Creativity and Craftsmanship Conferences. From breathtaking jewelry to bespoke bicycles, from fascinating skills on the brink of disappearing to some of the most sought after icons associated with European style, Homo Faber covers a wide range of materials and disciplines and celebrates the human spirit and talent of the creators.
In the heart of Venice, the Fondazione Giorgio Cini is located on the island of San Giorgio Maggiore, across the lagoon opposite St. Mark’s square and Palazzo Ducale.
San Giorgio Maggiore, 30100 Venice, Metropolitan City of Venice, Italy (map)A unique opportunity to visit a prestigious, historical site dating from the 16th century and of great architectural and artistic importance. A place dedicated to transmission and culture.
“We chose Venice for this exhibition not only because it is a bastion of culture and a place of unequalled beauty,”  “but also because Venice is today and has always been a European hub for exchange and connection internationally.”  Franco Cologni, Co-founder of the Michelangelo Foundation.
Eleanor Lakelin
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